Posts

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Sep 13, 2015 10:41 AM

D:Coding Digital Natives

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 08, 2015 12:30 PM

Nishant Shah was invited for a public talk at the University of California, Los Angeles. He presented the work done on Digital Natives and spoke about questions of participation and resistance. The talk has been featured in the YouTube channel.

D:Coding Digital Natives - Read More…

Habits of Living: Global Networks, Local Affects

by Wendy Chun, Kelly Dobson, Matthew Fuller and Eivind Rossaak — last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:38 PM

“Networks” have become a defining concept of our epoch. From high-speed financial networks that erode national sovereignty to networking sites like Facebook that transform the meaning of the word “friend,” from blogs that foster new political alliances to unprecedented globe-spanning viral vectors that threaten world-wide catastrophe, networks allegedly encapsulate what’s new and different.

Habits of Living: Global Networks, Local Affects - Read More…

Interface Intimacies

by Audrey Yue and Namita A Malhotra — last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:40 PM

Sherry Turkle, in her book Alone Together, talked about how the digital technologies, replacing interface time with face-time, are slowly alienating us from our social networks. There has been an increasing amount of anxiety around how people in immersive and ubiquitous computing and web environments are living lives which are connected online but not connected with their social and political contexts.

Interface Intimacies - Read More…

Locating the Mobile: An Ethnographic Investigation into Locative Media in Melbourne, Bangalore and Shanghai

by Larissa Hjorth and Genevieve Bell — last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:41 PM

From Google maps, geoweb, GPS (Global Positioning System), geotagging, Foursquare and Jie Pang, locative media is becoming an integral part of the smartphone (and shanzhai or copy) phenomenon. For a growing generation of users, locative media is already an everyday practice.

Locating the Mobile: An Ethnographic Investigation into Locative Media in Melbourne, Bangalore and Shanghai - Read More…

We, the Cyborgs: Challenges for the Future of being Human

by Asha Achuthan — last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:42 PM

The Cyborg - a cybernetique organism which is a combination of the biological and the technological – has been at the centre of discourse around digital technologies. Especially with wearable computing and ubiquitous access to the digital world, there has been an increased concern that very ways in which we understand questions of life, human body and the presence and role of technologies in our worlds, are changing. In just the last few years, we have seen extraordinary measures – the successful production of synthetic bacteria, artificial intelligence that can be programmed to simulate human conditions like empathy and temperament, and massive mobilisation of people around the world, to fight against the injustices and inequities of their immediate environments.

We, the Cyborgs: Challenges for the Future of being Human - Read More…

The Digital Classroom in the Time of Wikipedia

The Digital Classroom in the Time of Wikipedia

by Nishant Shah — last modified Oct 05, 2015 02:53 PM

The digital turn in education comes across a wide range of initiatives and processes. The Wikipedia which is the largest user generated content website stands as a figurehead of such a digital turn, writes Nishant Shah.

The Digital Classroom in the Time of Wikipedia - Read More…

We Have the Answer for You. So, what's the Question?

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 08, 2015 12:30 PM

The Everyday Digital Native Video Contest invited everyone to send in videos that answered the question: who's the everyday digital native? Participants from all parts of the globe now have the answers.

We Have the Answer for You. So, what's the Question? - Read More…

Vote for the Everyday Digital Native Video Contest!

Vote for the Everyday Digital Native Video Contest!

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 08, 2015 12:32 PM

The Centre for Internet & Society and Hivos are super excited to present the final videos in the Everyday Digital Native Video Contest. We invite readers to vote for the TOP 5 Videos. The finalists will each win EUR500! Voting closes March 31, 2012

Vote for the Everyday Digital Native Video Contest! - Read More…

Pinning the Badge

Pinning the Badge

by Nishant Shah — last modified May 08, 2015 12:34 PM

In a world of competition, badging provides a holistic way of grading and learning, where individual talents are realised and the knowledge of the group is used.

Pinning the Badge - Read More…

Digital Natives Video Contest

Digital Natives Video Contest

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 08, 2015 12:35 PM

The Everyday Digital Native Video Contest has its top five winners through public voting.

Digital Natives Video Contest - Read More…

Document Actions